CLINTON: THE MUSICAL to End Off-Broadway Run This Month

By: Jun. 05, 2015
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Clinton The Musical, the headline-making musical by Australian brothers Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge, directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges will end its run on Sunday, June 21 at 7PM after 15 previews and 86 performances at New World Stages. Presented by Kari Lynn Hearn of CoolChic Productions and Executive Producer, Ken Davenport, Clinton The Musical began performance on March 25 and opened on April 9, 2015 to audience and critical acclaim with the NY Times Critic's Pick was called "Unimpeachably Amusing! Smartly silly, hilariously impudent and sneakily compassionate, it is nearly guaranteed to leave you humming." New York Times; "Wildly fun! Hits American politics right on its semi-bulbous nose." - Entertainment Weekly; "A deliciously ribald over-the-top production!" - Daily Beast; "A buzzy new Off-Broadway musical full of tongue-in-cheek ditties worthy of "Avenue Q." - Variety; "A silly, fun night out featuring a truly sensational cast of Broadway all-stars!" - Perez Hilton; "An uproarious musical romp! Fast-paced and full of surprises." - Theatermania.

"I am honored and privileged to have led Team Clinton to the New York City stage. We have been embraced by the industry of critics and theatre goers with fierce admiration, and for that I am eternally grateful. To be surrounded by such a talented team my first time around is more than just fortunate, it's inspiring. As with any respected theatre, an early closing always stings, but we will not let this deter us from working to keep the production alive in theaters across the world. " Producer of Clinton The Musical Kari Lynn Hearn

Clinton The Musical recently recorded its original cast album with Sh-K-Boom Records which will be release later this year. Producers are currently in discussion to bring Clinton The Musical on the road and to London's West End. Dates and theatres TBA.

Clinton The Musical features Tony Award nominee Kerry Butler as Hillary (Rodham) Clinton, Tom Galantich (Tail! Spin!, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) as WJ Clinton and Duke Lafoon (MONICA! The Musical, A Wonderful Life) as Billy Clinton, Emmy Award winner Judy Gold as Eleanor Roosevelt, John Treacy Egan (Nice Work if you Can Get It, Sister Act) as Newt Gingrich, Veronica J. Kuehn (Mamma Mia!, Avenue Q) as Monica Lewinsky, Kevin Zak (Silence! The Musical, My Life is a Musical) as Kenneth Starr with Kara Guy (National Tour: Footloose), Dale Hensley (La Cage aux Folles, The Drowsy Chaperone), Rob Richardson (Jekyll & Hyde, A Tale of Two Cities), and Gretchen Wylder (Bedbugs!!!, Til Divorce Do Us Part). The creative team includes Tony Award Winner, Beowulf Boritt (Scenic Design), Paul Miller (Lighting Design) and Tony Award Nominee, David Woolard (Costume Design) along with Peter Fitzgerald (Sound Design), Tom Watson (Hair and Wig Design), James Dobinson (Musical Direction), Michael Rico Cohen (Production Stage Manager) and Neil Douglas Reilly (Orchestrations).